(LiveHacking.Com) – Version 3.1.0 of PacketFence, the open source network access control (NAC) solution, has been released with new features, new hardware support, enhancements, bug fixes and updated translations. PacketFence allows network administrators to control access to the network based on defined policies. PacketFence includes a captive-portal for registration and remediation, centralized wired and wireless management, 802.1X support, layer-2 isolation of problematic devices, integration with the Snort IDS and the Nessus vulnerability scanner.
New features include the detection of rogue DHCP Servers, wireless profile provisioning for iPhone, iPods, and iPads devices and new graphs in the web admin UI. Enchantments include startup performance improvements, performance improvements to pfdhcplistener, CentOS 6.2 support and better support of WISPr (captive portal detection).